William McEwen
is a contributor to
an important new
book about the work
of photographer Robert Adams.

People and Portraits: Reflections and Essays

The book is the first-hand account of fine art portrait photography, told in equal doses of reflection, observation, anecdote, and manifesto. This book provides photographers or anyone interested in photography and the creative process an insider's view of the non-technical aspects of photographing people. Includes 20 photographs by the author.

People and PortraitsIntroduction
Chapter 1: Sittings
Chapter 2: Three favorite subjects
Chapter 3: Technical matters and doctrine
Chapter 4: The perfect gift
Chapter 5: Another happy customer?
Chapter 6: Motivation
Chapter 7: Nudes
Chapter 8: Black and white v. color
Chapter 9: Family pictures
Chapter 10: The Dallas-Fort Worth project
Chapter 11: The studio
Chapter 12: What should I wear?
Chapter 13: Using a view camera
Chapter 14: Out into the World
Chapter 15: Seven favorite portraits
Appendix: Photographers mentioned in this book

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